He has earlier served as Sr. Vice-President in JP Group.
- He holds B. Sc (Hons) and B. Tech. (Hons) from IIT Kharagpur, M. Sc (Defence Studies), and Master of Management Studies.
- He is a Member of the Board of Directors of Prasar Bharati and International Broadcaster on Doordarshan & AIR.
- Shri Bhattacharya has been honoured with distinguished service awards viz., Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Chief of Army Staff Commendation, and Param Vishisht Seva Medal.